Zong and Huawei Establish State-of-the-art GSM Lab at NUST
ZONG, the international brand of China Mobile, and Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, have established a state-of-the-art GSM laboratory and training center at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) to liaison with the telecom industry’s needs by creating a bridge between the academia and the corporate world
Investment of US$ 1.3 million in hardware, the GSM laboratory will be providing exposure and hands-on experience of operating high-tech GSM equipments which can be used as platform for further Research and Development (R&D) for Value Added Services (VAS).
The main reason for establishment of this lab is to provide access to the student for the study purpose like development of softwares,tools and patches to remove discrepancies. It will familiarize students with the fault, configuration, security, network performance management of telecom infrastructure.
it is complete platform where complete telephone network is present like GSM mobile infrastructure with one MSC, one BSC and one BTS, HLR and media gateway.
Speaking at the launch Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Mr. Liu Jian said “I am pleased to learn that ZONG has initiated such a marvelous project to help the talented students accomplish their goals. And with HUAWEI’s laudable investment of 1.3 million dollars, I am confident that this lab is furnished with the latest technology where students will be able to gain experience related to practical application of communication standards.”
He further added, “Moreover, ZONG’s and HUAWEI’s efforts do not only represent promotion of technological education; they also symbolize the commitment of China to Pakistan.”
ZONG is China Mobile’s first venture outside of China. China Mobile has made the largest investment among all the Chinese investment in Pakistan and is considered an emissary of friendship between Pakistan and China.